Thank you for considering Northwest Vista College! Whether you are new to college, a transfer student, or looking to gain valuable career skills, we are here to help you achieve your goals.

 Northwest Vista College Student Recruitment and Outreach strives to create opportunities for success by connecting new students with the Northwest Vista College campus.  We provide access to higher education opportunities and empower our diverse community from connection to enrollment.  

Northwest Vista College is a military friendly institution and as required for compliance with the US Department of Defense we do not aggressively recruit military students nor do not provide incentives to employees for the recruitment of military students.

Please see below for opportunities to connect with NVC:

  • Self-Guided Tours

    Students are encouraged to locate their classroom locations before the first day of class. Use the interactive map below to locate your buildings. 

    View the Interactive Campus Map

     Guided Campus Tours

  • You will see our staff throughout the community as we participate in a variety of college and career fairs. If you happen to attend one, please stop by and connect with one of our team members.

  • If you are a high school senior, you have the opportunity to meet with us on a regular basis. Please view the calendar below for upcoming visits at your high school campus.

  • In partnership with area independent school districts, the College Connection program is designed to assist high school seniors transition into higher education. Northwest Vista College provides support to all seniors at Northside ISD and Lackland ISD, regardless of which Alamo College they wish to attend.

  • Parent Information nights are designed to help parents learn more about the application process, ask questions about their student's college experience, and meet their student's high school recruiter.

    Upcoming Parent Nights

    Date: Thursday, May 16th
    Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    Location: Virtual Session

    Note: This is a virtual session. Participants will need a computer with internet access, speakers, and a microphone. Participants will be emailed the link to the event the day before the session.

    Click here to RSVP


Meet Our Recruitment Team

Portrait - Shirley Pena

Shirley Peña

Name: Shirley Peña
Job Title: Senior Advisor
Direct Phone: 210-486-4145


  • Brandeis High School
  • Clark High School
  • Irene Chavez Excel High School
  • Marshall High School 
  • Holmes High School 

Juli Flores

Name: Juli Flores
Job Title: Senior Advisor
Direct Phone: 210-486-4115


  • Brennan High School
  • Communication Arts
  • Harlan High School
  • John Jay High School
  • Southwest High School 
  • Taft High School
Portrait - Juli Flores
Portrait - Cathrine C. Gonzalez

Cathy C. Gonzalez

Name: Cathy C. Gonzalez
Job Title: Senior Coordinator
Direct Phone: 210-486-4453


  • Boerne Champion
  • Boerne High School
  • Harmony Science Academy
  • Health Careers High School
  • Churchill High School
  • O'Connor High School
  • Reagan High School
  • Southwest Prep – Northwest
  • Stevens High School
  • Warren High School